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  • 5 Tangible Benefits of a Quality Language Services Partnership | Boston Medical Center (Part 2)

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  • [SLIDESHARE] Boston Medical Center: A Legacy of Language Services

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  • 5 Tangible Benefits of a Quality Language Services Partnership | Boston Medical Center (Part 1)

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  • 3 Key Takeaways on CHIP / Medicaid Reimbursement for Language Services

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  • Top 7 Takeaways from a Recent ADA Settlement

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  • “Not Worth the Risk” | Another Tactic to Drive Staff Adoption

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  • 2016 Year in Review | CyraCom and the Healthcare Industry

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  • How Improved Language Services may Improve Patient Outcomes and HCAHPS Scores

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  • How Easy-to-use Language Access may Improve Staff Adoption and HCAHPS Scores

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  • How High-Quality Interpreter “Soft Skills” may Improve HCAHPS Scores

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  • New Study: Top Three Ways to Improve Healthcare Outcomes for LEP Children

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  • Who Should Not Interpret for Patients for Section 1557 Compliance?

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  • What are the Standards for Qualified Interpreters Under Section 1557?

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  • How ACA Section 1557 Grants Patients New Right to Legal Action

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  • Fast Facts on ACA Section 1557

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  • 3 Challenges of Using Interpreters in the ER – and how to Overcome Them

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  • 3 Ways a Great Language Services Program Boosts Hospital Performance

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  • Steward Health Care: Building a Continuum of Care with CyraCom

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  • 4 Methods of Communicating for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: An Excerpt from CyraCom’s Latest Whitepaper

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  • AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack: Redefining the H

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  • Improving Discharge for Limited-English Proficient (LEP) Patients: Interview with Cindy Brach, Senior Health Policy Researcher

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  • 3 Benefits of an Interpreter’s Bilingual Brain

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  • 3 Ways Professional Interpreters Help Providers With Refugee Populations

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  • 8 Tips for Using Phone Interpreters in Healthcare (Part 2)

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  • 8 Tips for Using Phone Interpreters in Healthcare (Part 1)

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  • LANGUAGE BARRIERS TO SUCCESSFUL SURGERIES (AND HOW LANGUAGE SERVICES CAN HELP)

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  • 3 WAYS IMPROVING LEP PATIENT COMMUNICATION HELPS HOSPITALS ACHIEVE THE TRIPLE AIM

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  • Interpreters: Part of the Medical Team? An Interview with TeamSTEPPS author Cindy Brach

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  • 4 Keys to Choosing the Best Language Services Provider (with Tips from the DOJ)

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  • 3 Key Trends for Language Services in Healthcare – 2016

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  • 3 Ways Language Services Can Help Providers Achieve the IOM Six Aims

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  • New Case Study – CyraCom and Emory Healthcare

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  • 6 ASL Myths Busted by an Expert

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  • CyraCom 2015 Year in Review

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  • New Study Highlights the Advantage of CyraCom Unified Pricing

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  • CyraCom Interpreter Spotlight: Anna, Russian Interpreter

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  • Want a detailed map of LEP individuals in the US? Now you have them!

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  • Four Interpreters that Changed History

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  • CyraCom’s Healthcare Language Services User Summit Returns

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  • CyraCom Interpreter Spotlight: Min, Mandarin Interpreter

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  • CyraCom Named to Inc. 5000 List for Seventh Consecutive Year

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  • A Bilingual Brain is an Empathetic One

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  • CyraCom Introduces Unified Video and Telephonic Interpretation Pricing

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  • Three Ways to Use Language Services to Achieve Patient Safety Goals

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  • Using Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDIs) to Communicate with the Deaf

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  • CyraCom Interpreter Spotlight: Lilia, Spanish Interpreter

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  • How to Earn a 5 Star Rating on HCAHPS’ Patient Experience Survey

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  • CYRACOM HONORED AS MULTIPLE GOLD STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN 2015 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS

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  • Why Is My Interpreter Talking in the Third Person (and what does it mean)?

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  • 4 Potential Pitfalls of Phone Interpretation (and How to Avoid Them)

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  • 5 Tips to Make Working with a Phone Interpreter a Success

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  • CyraCom Interpreter Spotlight: Eddie, Arabic Interpreter

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  • “Just” Learn English – Challenges of Late-Life Language Learning

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  • US Census: America’s Foreign Born in the Last 50 Years

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  • Deaf Education: A History of American Sign Language in the United States

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  • The Why and How of Language Preservation

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  • Leveraging People, Policies, and Practices to Achieve Quality Care

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  • CyraCom Donates Language Services to Families in Need at Raphael House

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  • The Stakes of Not Providing Language Services your Hospitals

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  • CHIA Welcomes CyraCom as the Leadership Sponsor of its 15th Conference: A Celebration of Language Access

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  • 3 Ways Health 2.0 Will Revolutionize Doctor/Patient Communication (Part 3)

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  • 3 WAYS HEALTH 2.0 WILL REVOLUTIONIZE DOCTOR/PATIENT COMMUNICATION (PART 2)

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  • 3 Ways Health 2.0 Will Revolutionize Doctor/Patient Communication (Part 1)

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  • A Year in Language Services: Review of 2014

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  • Counting the Cost of Miscommunication: Hospitals Fined for Readmission Rates

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  • Fighting Pirates with ESP: University Pioneers Brain-to-Brain Communication

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  • Top 3 Threats to Health Literacy for the Limited English Population

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  • Languages Lost: Where Are They Going, and Why?

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  • CyraCom’s First Annual ASL-VRI Community Forum

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  • User Summit Overview: A Successful Event We Plan on Repeating!

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  • Vocabulary of Native and Non-native Speakers: the Lifelong Pursuit of Language Learning

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  • Ebola Preparedness and Language Services

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  • Fires, floods, and freezing temperatures: CyraCom’s Disaster Recovery Plan

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  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using OPI, According to Research: Part 3

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  • Deaf Culture in the News

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  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using OPI, According to Research: Part 2

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  • Languages and the Need for Speed

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  • CyraCom Named to Inc. 5000 List for Sixth Consecutive Year

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  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using OPI at Your Facility, According to Research: Part 1

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  • Will the World Eventually Only Have One Language?

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  • CyraCom Ranked among the World’s Largest Language Service Providers

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  • Introducing the Interpreter App from CyraCom

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  • Who am I? How the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Identify Themselves

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  • Top 8 Tips for Working Effectively With Interpreters; Part 2

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  • CyraCom International, Inc. Honored as a Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2014 American Business Awards

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  • Top 8 Tips for Working Effectively With Interpreters; Part 1

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  • Institute for Diversity honors CyraCom with Corporate Partner Award

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  • CyraCom Sponsors NCIHC 2014 Annual Membership Meeting

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  • CyraCom Updates the CyraCom Interpreter App by adding 20+ Languages over Video to Its 200+ Languages over Audio

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  • Interpretation in Over 200 Languages: Is That Even Enough?

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  • Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf (TSID) State Conference

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  • Engage, Empower, Evolve: NCIHC’s 8th Annual Membership Meeting!

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  • CyraCom Customer Satisfaction

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  • CyraCom Opens its Fourth Tucson Location, hiring over 75 full-time employees

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  • Is that a Dialect or Language?

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  • 2014 National Patient Safety Goals – How can qualified, professional interpreters help?

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  • CyraCom to create over 425 full-time jobs in Houston, Texas

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  • Technology in Health Care – Telemedicine, TeleHealth, and mHealth

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  • The Do’s and Don’ts When Interacting with a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Person

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  • Fortune Magazine Covers the Language Service Industry in “Success in Any Language”

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  • What Makes a Great Interpreter (Part 2)

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  • It’s a Tough Choice: Face-to-Face, Over-the-Phone, or Video Remote Interpreting?

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  • Multiple Languages Heard for the Super Bowl

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  • How Do You Say “home-away-from-home” in Spanish?

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  • Hot Topics for Language Services in Healthcare for 2014

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  • Four Noteworthy ASL Events That CyraCom Attended in 2013

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  • 2014 IMIA Conference Welcomes CyraCom as its Major Sponsor

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  • America’s Immigrants: Who Are We Now?

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  • CyraCom is Number 1 Privately Owned Job Creator in Arizona

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  • The Asian Foreign-Born Population

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  • International Week of the Deaf: Equality for Deaf People

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  • CyraCom Recognized as a Top 50 Privately Held Company in Arizona

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  • The Bilingual Brain Advantage

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  • CyraCom Opens Tucson Downtown Office

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  • CyraCom Sponsors Youth On Their Own

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  • Just Learn English!… It’s Not That Easy

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  • Interpretation vs. Translation: A Deeper Dive

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  • CyraCom International Named to Inc. 5000 List for Fifth Consecutive Year

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  • What Makes a Great Interpreter (Part 1)

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  • Triple Aim: 3 Ways to Better Care and Lower Cost with Language Services

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  • CyraCom International Sponsors Tucson Meet Yourself

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  • The Affordable Care Act and Nondiscrimination: What Every Hospital Should Know

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  • CyraCom International, Inc. Honored As A Gold Stevie® Award Winner In 2013 American Business Awards

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  • CyraCom Ranked Amongst the World’s Largest Language Services Providers

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  • Live Webcast of Interpret America Conference!

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  • The Patient Centered Medical Home: How Well Will They Serve Non-English Speakers?

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  • CyraCom Wins TripleTree iAward for Connected Health

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  • Improve ER Operations: Learn the Challenges for Interpreters in Emergency Services

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  • RE-Engineering Discharge: Putting Communication Front and Center

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  • CyraCom International Named as Finalist in 2013 Stevie Awards

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  • Reduce Surgery Cancellation – Use an Interpreter for Pre-screen Interviews

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  • Team STEPPS: Enhance Safety for Patients with Limited English Proficiency

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  • CyraCom Named Finalist for 2013 TripleTree iAwards for Video Remote Interpretation

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  • How CyraCom can Help NY Providers Get Medicaid Reimbursement

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  • CyraCom Interpreter Training

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  • CyraCom Sponsors SHCA Conference

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  • 6 Ways Language Services Assist in Patient Advocacy

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  • The CyraCom Blue Phones: Ensuring Nothing Gets Lost in Translation

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  • CyraCom Sponsors Eighth DiversityRx Conference

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  • DiversityRX Panel: Implementing the Affordable Care Act

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  • Transgender Health: Simon’s Story

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  • Four Arizona Innovators Take Lead In Economic Recovery

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  • Are You Ready for the Challenges of Tomorrow?

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  • CyraCom International honored as one of America’s 100 Top Job Creators

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  • CyraCom Sponsors Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo

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  • Enforcement of Title VI – Voluntary Resolution Agreements

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  • Financial Executives International – Arizona Chapter Honor Four Arizona CFO Leaders

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  • Enforcement of Title VI – Voluntary Resolution Agreements

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  • “New” Joint Commission Standards for Health Care Interpreting: Myths and Truths

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  • AHA Re-endorsement of CyraCom

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  • CyraCom International Named to Inc. 5000 List for a Sixth Time

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  • CyraCom secures renewal of its ISO 9001:2008 Certification

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  • Industry Update: A National Certification Program for Healthcare Interpreters

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  • Ernst & Young announces Jeremy Woan, Chairman & CEO, CyraCom International, is an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award winner in The Mountain Desert region

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  • Achieving Service Excellence: CyraCom and Medical City Dallas

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  • CyraCom Launches Video Remote Interpretation Service for 11 Popular Languages

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  • Webinar: Using Language Services as a Risk-Reduction Strategy, featuring speakers from Banner Health

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  • Video Blog: “Reducing Recidivism with non-English Speakers” – a conversation with Jonathan Levy, CyraCom’s Director of Language Services

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  • 6 Ways Language Services Assist in Patient Advocacy

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  • McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Honors Entrepreneurs With Global-Market Chops and Arizona Impact

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  • Providing Cost Savings, Excellence through Language Services: CyraCom and O’Connor Hospital

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  • 4 Ways to Improve Cultural Competency in your Organization

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  • Video: The AHA Extends its Exclusive Endorsement of CyraCom’s Interpretation and Translation Solutions

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  • Making a Difference through Interpretation Services: CyraCom and St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

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  • The AHA Extends its Exclusive Endorsement of CyraCom’s Language Solutions

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  • What you should Read: Informative Healthcare Language Services Articles of 2011

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  • Minority Doctors Needed? They’re on their Way

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  • CyraCom International, Inc. Supports Kids, Cops, and Christmas Program

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  • Identifying the Deceased: Interpreting in Disaster Relief Situations

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  • Working Together to Develop Medical Interpreter Qualification Standards: CyraCom and the NCIHC

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  • Federal Language Regulations for Health Plans

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  • Some Hospitals Lagging in Interpretation Services

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  • Some Hospitals Lagging in Interpretation Services

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  • Interpretation and Translation: What’s the Difference?

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  • CyraCom Awarded Agreement with Premier for Interpretation and Translation Services

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  • CyraCom International Named to Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

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  • CyraCom Launches Innovative New Account Management Portal

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  • CyraCom to Release Mobile Application for Healthcare Interpreter Access

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  • CyraCom Awarded Multi-Year Contract with CHCA

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  • Polycom and CyraCom Help Healthcare Providers Reduce Costs and Improve Compliance

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  • CyraCom Endorsed as the Preferred Language Services Provider for New Jersey Hospital Association

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  • CyraCom Awarded Contract with HealthTrust Purchasing Group

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  • CyraCom Announces Expansion of Translation Business

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  • Latest Data Reveals Geographical Impact of Diversity

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  • CyraCom Announces a Partnership with the University of Arizona’s National Center for Interpretation

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  • The American Hospital Association Awards Its Endorsement to CyraCom for Interpretation and Translation Solutions

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  • CyraCom awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification

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  • CyraCom releases proprietary material to advance national healthcare interpreter certification efforts

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  • Tucson Medical Center (TMC) Implements CyraCom’s American Sign Language Interpretation Solution

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